This hike to the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin is accessible to Everyone young and old. Mat will be happy to introduce beginners to the handling and the joys of stand-up paddle at Babin beach, a quiet haven away from busy circuits. Once this small course is completed, Mat will then take you to Macou Islet while skirting in and around the Mangrove. On the paddle board, you will have a privileged view of the marine fauna easily visible thanks to the clarity of the water.
With a smile on his face, Mat will explain the amazing richness and complexity of the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin ecosystem. You will learn the 3 main roles of the mangrove. First, the nursery for the different species that live there, second, it’s a natural filter of the surrounding waters and protection against storms. The stand up paddle also allows you to venture into narrow paths, inaccessible by boat, to discover the beauty of the heart of the mangrove. This hike will show you plant tunnels made of mangrove drifts. After this visit to the heart of the mangrove Grand Cul-de-Sack Marin, we will make a small stop on a mini beach and have a small homemade lemonade. During this break, you can take a swim and enjoy crystal clear water.
After this refreshing tour we will visit the surroundings of the Macou islet on a translucent water. We can easily distinguish the seabed and the many species that inhabit it from fish of all kinds, rays, starfish, crabs, coral still sea cucumber and more. This stand up paddle ride is also an opportunity to observe a a multitude of bird species, including pelicans, great egrets, herons and frigates.
Departure: Babin Beach in Vieux-Bourg Morne-à-l’eau.
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes departure at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm
12 years and over, adult rate 40 euros per person
5 to 11 years 15 euros.
Child will ride on the instructor’s or parent’s board
Maximum number of people: 10 people max, minimum 2 people to go out paddling
Max Weight: 95 kg
Language: English, French
Photo Shoot 5 euros to be paid to the instructor
Ability to store your personal belongings in our vehicle. Get up Stand up is not responsible in case of loss or theft
Aqua Hike Of The Anse Babin
From Vieux-Bourg (Morne-a-l’eau) sail through mangrove islands, on translucent water to discover the mangrove and its ecosystem (rays, baracuda, starfish …) Amazing Hike
Duration: 2 and half hours
40 euros per person